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SCAS partners with GoodSAM to bring video streaming tech into 999 Clinical Coordination Centres

South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) is launching a ground-breaking digital product – GoodSAM’s Instant On Scene – to enable the public to stream video directly from their smartphones into the SCAS 999 Clinical Coordination Centres (CCC). The system is set to revolutionise triage for the ambulance service, ensuring medics can now see… Read more »

AACE welcomes Daren Mochrie as new Chair

The Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE) has welcomed the Chief Executive of North West Ambulance Service, Daren Mochrie QAM (left), as its new Chair, following the culmination of two successful terms and almost eight years at the helm for Anthony Marsh QAM, the Chief Executive of West Midlands Ambulance Service. Martin Flaherty OBE, Managing… Read more »

Geo-location tool integrated into aircraft to aid search and rescue operations

Britten-Norman is designing a modification to install ARTEMIS, an award-winning geo-location and communication tool designed especially for search and rescue operators. The equipment provides a geolocation system that can detect cell phones and communicate with them at distances in excess of 30km. The system can map and locate mobile phones even in areas outside cellular… Read more »

UK Civil Air Patrol supports the NHS with life-saving flights

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has provided many challenges, not least for the NHS. For its part the UK Civil Air Patrol has risen to this challenge with the provision, to the NHS, of an express air transport delivery service in conjunction with the British Blood Bike despatch riders. These single-pilot air transport flights, which are… Read more »

Ruth Lee Ltd working in partnership with leading virtual reality developer

Ruth Lee Ltd has announced a new partnership with VSTEP, the world leading simulation software provider. With this collaboration, Ruth Lee will operate as the official representative of the Response Simulator product in the UK and Ireland markets. Both companies will join forces to help users fill the gap between theoretical and practical real-life training…. Read more »